Gorham, IL Profile: Facts & Data

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Gorham, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gorham had a population of 235 as of July 1, 2018. Gorham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gorham is located at latitude 37.718 and longitude -89.478 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gorham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Village of Gorham (GNIS ID: 2398182) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Gorham is located within Township of Sand Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.


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Gorham, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 235
Population in Households 235
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 193
Diversity Index3 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,502
Average Household Income $55,407
Per Capita Income $21,578

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $78,000
Average Home Value $94,595
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% 0.0%
Households -0.13% 0.0%
Families 1.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Gorham, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1159 15th
Population Density # 1284 6th
Diversity Index # 1185 13th
Median Household Income # 958 30th
Per Capita Income # 1215 11th

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